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Mexico remains optimistic for market upswing
Mexico’s economy has gained some traction and hopes are high for better times. Hal Lundgren reports exclusively for ACT.
Hoist FR series now includes electric version
Hoist Liftruck’s popular FR Series line of extendable counterweight rigger trucks now includes an electric version.
Fagioli uses HT500 to replace pipe bending machine
The US division of Italy-based international specialist contractor Fagioli used a Hydra-Slide HT500 to replace a pipe bending machine after removing the existing machine from a pit
Hydraulic skidding system aids US power plant
A failed transformer was moved out of an electricity generating facility and replaced with a new one by Missouri, USA-based HWP Rigging using a Hydra-Slide HT500 skidding system
Omega Morgan to offer crane services
Rigging and heavy equipment transport company Omega Morgan in the USA is now offering crane rental and engineered lifting services from its own fleet of equipment
Hansa Meyer completes transformer installation
Hansa Meyer Heavy Haul & Rigging used a 500 US ton (454 tonnes) capacity, heavy track skidding system to position two transformers
New 900 tonne lifter from Enerpac
Enerpac in the Netherlands has launched the SBL900, a 900 tonne capacity version of its SBL1100 folding boom telescopic hydraulic lifting system
World’s tallest multipoint jack-up system
Enerpac has been awarded a contract by lifting and transport company Burkhalter to extend the height of its 2,000 tonne jack up system from 20 to 36 metres
Lift Systems showing 500 ton Power Tower at Bauma
Lift Systems will present its 34PT5400WSIC, a 500 US ton capacity Power Tower hydraulic telescopic lifting system with the next generation CARL control
ALE unveils Mega Jack 800
Heavy lift and transport service provider, ALE, has revealed a new addition to its Innovation Series, the Mega Jack 800
Enter ACT's Specialized Lifting 50
It's time again to submit information for American Cranes & Transport magazine's listing of North America's largest specialized lifting services companies
TCR acquires Reliance Crane & Rigging
Approximately 3,000 tonnes of equipment and rigging gear has been acquired by Taylor Crane & Rigging from Reliance Crane & Rigging
Rogers redesigns gooseneck support jack
US-based trailer manufacturer Rogers Brothers Corporate has re-designed its gooseneck support jack to offer more lift clearance by adding more stroke to the cylinder.
Mazzella opens in Virginia
US lifting and rigging gear manufacturer opens a new branch in Virginia, Minnesota
New strand jacks from Vic's
Vic's Crane & Heavy Haul has recently purchased a set of new Hydrospex strand jacks through Kitchen's Crane & Equipment, based in Virginia, USA
Moving made easy
The PowerCat is an innovative new product from Lifting Consultant GmbH, in Germany, which is designed to move loads where a forklift or other conventional towing device is less practical. Alex Dahm reports
Bigger, taller, safer for hydraulic telescopic gantries
Many operators consider the US to be the birthplace of hydraulic telescopic gantries. Euan Youdale speaks to three manufacturers in the country about the market and its future
First Bay Bridge transition span lifted without a hitch
After several delays, the first transition span of the new San Francisco Oakland Bay Bridge was lifted into place on February 7-8.
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